Owned and operated by artist Stuart Simpson since 1997, Austin Stone Carving is known for its quality workmanship and professional work ethics.
Simpson began his formal art training at age 11
and six years later began studying with Mary Paige Huey, former student of sculptor, Charles Umlauf,
at the Laguna Gloria Art Museum in Austin, Texas. Simpson obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree
at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, in 1996. Prior to opening his own studio Simpson perfected his talent at Texas Carved Stone, a studio owned and operated by Bob Ragan, a prominent artist in Florence, Texas.
Simpson has studied world-renowned architectural wonders and stone sculptures in countries like Cambodia, home to the infamous Angkor Watt ancient temples, Florence, Italy, to view the many great cathedrals and sculptures; Prague, Czech-Republic; and Germany.
Simpson's work is showcased by Ann and George Attal at "Austin Galleries", 1219 W 6th Street, Austin, Texas. (512) 495-9363.